General assembly 2019


GENDERACTION consortium met in Helsinki on October 22 to discuss next goals and tasks of the project. We were preparing the strategy for upcoming policy negotiations, talked about coordination of international workshops and debate the communication of project outputs.    

GENDERACTION at #NewPathwaysHelsinki


  Marcela Linková will present some of the results of GENDERACTION project at the Finish presidency conference Research and Innovation Excellence through gender equality: New pathways and challenges held in Heslinki on 23rd and 24th October to celebrate the 20th anniversary of EU activities in the field of gender equality in research. Marcela Linková will […]

Call for Proposals: Intersectionality in Research


The Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI), the Organization of Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) South African National Chapter, and the German Research Foundation (DFG) are partnering to contribute to greater understanding of intersectionality in the context of research funding. Through this partnership, organizations would like to commission a research […]

Position Paper on Implementation Strategy of Horizon Europe


The devil is in the detail and so it is vital to contribute and make sure that gender equality provisions are included in the entire implementation process of Horizon Europe from proposal to monitoring and evaluation! GENDERACTION just released a position paper on the consultation that finishes on October 4. Check it out and get […]

LERU´s Position Paper on Equality, diversity and inclusion at universities


LERU released a manifesto which makes the case for why universities should and how they can engage with equality, diversity and inclusion. It also analyses the opportunities and benefits for universities to engage with EDI and it contains several research-based contributions on specific EDI challenges. Finally, the paper has a section with many examples of […]

Policy Brief 12: Good practice for strenghtening of ERA Priority 4


GENDERACTION developed specific “criteria of good practice” which can be used to assess national ERA Roadmaps and individual gender equality policies. The criteria of good practice introduced in this policy brief serve as a starting point for reflection on national gender equality policies and measures. They also support efforts at national level to strengthen the […]

MLW on Gender in international cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation


WHEN: 7-8 November 2019 WHERE: Malta University, Valletta Campus, the Old University Building, St Paul’s Street, Valetta, Malta PROGRAMME  REGISTRATION until 30 September 2019 Workshop background This Mutual Learning Workshop is organized within the framework of the Horizon 2020 GENDERACTION Work Package 4, Mutual learning and capacity building and Work Package 6 Gender in international cooperation in […]

CfA: MLW for more advanced countries in gender equality in R&I


Register for the GENDERCACTION mutual learning worskhop for more advanced countries in gender equality in research and innovation! The MLW will be hosted by Heidi Holt Zachariassen, a senior adviser at the Committee for gender balance and diversity in research. Date: 7.-8. November 2019 Venue: Oslo, Norway Deadline for applications: 1st October 2019 Applications via […]

Position Paper on gender in HE co-design 2021-2024 for the 1st Strategic Plan


Only 2 days left to make your opinion matter on Horizon Europe and the importance of gender issues in it. Please contribute to online public consultation. Following its input to the consultation, GENDERACTION is launching today a more detailed position paper. The present GENDERACTION position paper is aimed at highlighting where gender is considered and where […]

Let’s make gender part of the implementation of Horizon Europe!


The European Commission has launched another consultation on Horizon Europe. This time EC wants to get feedback on the design of work programmes, submission, evaluation criteria and procedure, model grant agreement, data and reporting and more. These have always been the battlegrounds when it comes to gender equality concerns: Should the gender dimension be part […]